Protests erupted on Friday in Uttarakhand's Kumaon region over a pact signed between India and China seeking an alternative route to Mansarovar through Nathula in Sikkim, even as Chief Minister Harish Rawat opposed it saying the move would hurt religious sentiments of the people.
A group of women from Nagaland tried to stop the convoy of Assam Principal Secretary M G V K Bhanu when he went to villages rocked by last month's violence along the inter-state border in Golaghat district.
Several hundred people gathered here Saturday to protest police investigations into Okotars, an environmental organisation appointed by Norway for administering the portion of the Norwegian Grants intended for non-governmental organisations (NGOs), Xinhua reported.
In a tit for tat move against TMC women's wing's rally against CBI probe into the Saradha scam, women's organisations affiliated to Left parties today took out a well-attended rally in support of the probe.
Setting the stage for a confrontation, Imran Khan and Tahir-ul-Qadri led thousands of protesters armed with wire cutters who broke barricades and forced their way towards Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's official residence pressing for his immediate resignation.
Jammu and Kashmir Police on Thursday used water cannons and batons to disperse dozens of government employees who tried to march towards Civil Secretariat here to protest in support of their demand for regularisation of their services.
Police in the Liberian capital fired live rounds and tear gas on Wednesday to disperse a stone-throwing crowd trying to break an Ebola quarantine imposed on their neighbourhood, as the death toll from the epidemic in West Africa hit 1,350.
Determined to oust Nawaz Sharif, thousands of protesters today marched towards the capital in two separate convoys as clashes erupted with opposition leader Imran Khan claiming that ruling PML-N activists fired at his vehicle.
Activists of Dhangar community on Thursday resorted to "chakka jam" (halt traffic) agitation at various places in the district, including Pune city, in support of their demand for reservation under ST category.